Women: Seductively dressed up

Q702 :The Prophet is quoted to have condemned the women who, "Although clothed, are yet naked, seducing and being seduced, their hairstyle is like the tilted humps of camels. These will not enter paradise nor will its fragrance even reach them, although its fragrance reaches a very great distance." Could you please explain why is this particular hairstyle censured by the Prophet?


A702 : It is not merely a specific hairstyle that is censured by the Prophet. It is the fact that a woman tries to attract the attention of other people when she goes out or appears in public. This is what is meant by the description by the Prophet of such women as "clothed are yet naked." They certainly wear clothes, but their attire is meant to be attractive, or even seductive. In this way, they help promote indecency in society. As you are well aware, a Muslim woman should dress in a decent and modest fashion. Her dress should cover all her body with the exception of her face and forearms. When a woman reveals any other part of her body in front of men, she violates Islamic teachings.


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